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Suffering from fever, tested for typhoid result positive. Taking medicine, fever reduced results higher than normal. Suggestion?

I had fever last week about it reaches 103 degrees it last for three days only . Doctor give me some test of malaria and typhoid . The result of typhoid was positive and malaria was negative. Now he ask me to have a test again of typhoid after a week. And I do not suffers from fever after that again but still having indigestion and pain in stomach . This time all the reports are clear except typhoid h . It is much higher hath an normal range. It is 320. I want to ask that am I still suffering from typhoid.
Asked On : Thu, 7 Mar 2013
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The test done on day 3 was a rapid test for typhoid which came positive.After 7 days widal titre was done which shows antibody response to the infection.Though Salmonella H is little less specific than O hence this test might need to be done again to know whether O also increases.If it dose then surely its typhoid and you need to take a proper course of antibiotics i.e 7days extra from the day fever disappeared.So in your case maybe 10days.
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Answered: Thu, 7 Mar 2013
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